iPad 2 or higher with up-to-date software will work with the LRA program of studies. However, students will need a model with at least 32 GB of memory. For the 2015-2016 school year, all English, math, science, social studies, and Bible texts are available on the iPad.

Required Email

In order to use free educational tools from Google, all students will need a gmail account, which is free.

Possible Required Apps

  • iBooks – free – used for Literature, Science, Social Studies and Bible texts
  • Kno – free – used for Writing and Algebra 1, Geometry, & Algebra 2 texts
  • VitalSource – free – used for Precalculus & Calculus texts
  • RenWeb – web page – renweb.com
  • Pages and Keynote will be provided if the iPad does not automatically have these.

Strongly Recommended

  • Dictionary – free
  • iTranslate – free, or Google Translate – free, or ConjuVerb Spanish – free
  • Edmodo – free
  • Kindle – free
  • Periodic Table – free
  • YouTube – free
  • Scan – free
  • Dragon Dictation – free

Nice to Have  

  • Note Taking: Evernote – free or Noteability – $1.99 or Paper Desk – $4.99
  • Flashcards: Flashcards Plus – free, or gFlash+ – free
  • SAT: free
  • Graphing Calculator: free
  • ShowMe – free
  • JoinMe – free

We strongly recommend a keyboard case so that the iPad can be used as a laptop.